Coroner Identifies Carmi Man Killed in ATV Accident

The life of a 38-year-old Carmi man was claimed in a fatal ATV accident that happened in Crossville on Monday evening.

Posted: Sep 8, 2020 10:10 AM
Updated: Sep 8, 2020 2:50 PM

An ATV accident in White County on Monday claimed the life of a 38-year-old Carmi man.

According to the White County Coroner, 38-year-old Shawn Jones of Carmi, Illinois, was traveling on an ATV behind a home in the 300 block of Rotary St in Crossville around 5:43 p.m. on Monday.

The coroner says while Jones was driving the ATV, he hit a tree head-on. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Jones' autopsy is scheduled to take place later in the week.

At the time of the accident, Jones was the only occupant of the ATV.

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